Snowmobile AST 1 - Field Day - Valemount/McBride, BC (Horsey Creek)

From CAD CA$220.00
  • Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Tete Jaune Cache
  • Product code: P9KPGN

The field day will be held at Horsey Creek, which is half way between Valemount and McBride.

Your AST 1 field day will be taught local riders and experience instructors Mac Cochrane and/or Will Chitty.

In this AST 1 snowmobile field day you’ll learn how to recognize avalanche terrain and how to self rescue.  The AST 1 field day is a full day in the mountains, so come prepared with your avalanche gear, warm layers, warm balaclava and gloves/mitts for the trail ride in and lunch.  

All AST participants need to read and understand the waiver and release of liability before making a booking.  READ THE WAIVER 

What you will learn in an AST 1:

  • avalanche formation and release
  • identify avalanche terrain
  • the basics of trip planning
  • optimal use of tools and resources like the avalanche forecasts to mitigate your avalanche risk
  • use appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain
  • intro to companion rescue